category: african-american

Children in Film SWTXPCA/ACA Feb 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
SWTXPCA/ACA
contact email: 
debbieo@okstate.edu

Deadline extended to: November 30, 2011.

CFP: Children in Film, SWTXPCA/ACA, Albuquerque, NM, Feb 8-11, 2012

Curiosities - Feb. 17, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Tufts Graduate Humanities Conference
contact email: 
Jennifer.Croteau@tufts.edu

What makes an object, a person, or a pursuit a “curiosity”? Are curiosities abnormal and rare? Are they always the extraordinarily strange, or can they be an everyday oddity?

Literature and Madness, PCA/ACA, 11-14 April 2012, Deadline 15 December 2011

full name / name of organization: 
Russ Pottle, Area Chair, Literature and Madness Section of the Popular Culture Association
contact email: 
rpottle@misericordia.edu

The Literature and Madness section of the Popular Culture Association is soliciting 15-20 minute papers for the upcoming year’s annual PCA/ACA conference in Boston, MA, scheduled for 11-14 April 201

ACLA: Collapse/Catastrophe/ Change - Nov. 15 Deadline

full name / name of organization: 
Miki Kaneda and Samia Rahimtoola / UC Berkeley
contact email: 
kaneda@berkeley.edu, srahimtoola@berkeley.edu

ACLA: Collapse/Catastrophe/ Change

Experimentalism & Failure in Fluxus & Beyond

March 29th to April 1st, 2012

Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island

New Essays on Emerson's International Influence

full name / name of organization: 
Ricardo Miguel Alfonso and David LaRocca
contact email: 
davidlarocca@post.harvard.edu

Call for Abstracts:

New Essays on Emerson’s International Influence

Transgressive and Transgression

full name / name of organization: 
British Association for American Studies and Irish Association for American Studies
contact email: 
baas.iaas@gmail.com

Discourses of American Exceptionalism pivot effortlessly around the fulcrum of America’s position as an idealised other to the normative standard: the ‘city on the hill’ as disjointed from the n

HuCon 2012: Graduate Research in Humanities Computing,

full name / name of organization: 
University of Alberta Humanities Computing Graduate Student Association.
contact email: 
hucostudentgroup@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS / CALL FOR PROJECTS:

[UPDATE] General Call for papers on Popular Culture - Niagara Falls May 10-12, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association of Canada
contact email: 
conference@canpop.ca

The 2nd Annual Conference of the Popular Culture Association of Canada will be held at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada.

"Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences," March 9-10, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
contact email: 
modernities@gmail.com

Call for Papers and Posters:

“Modern Brains: Literary Studies and the Cognitive Sciences”

British Modernities Group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

March 9-10, 2012

The Works of Percival Everett (sponsored by The Percival Everett Society) Sumbit Abstracts by Dec. 9, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The Percival Everett Society, The 22nd Annual Mardi Gras Conference
contact email: 
abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu

Panel Chair: Andrew H. Banecker (abanec1@tigers.lsu.edu)

Rice University Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellowships on Human Trafficking due January 17, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Rice University
contact email: 
laurenk@rice.edu

Rice University Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellowships on Human Trafficking

“Occupied: Taking up Space and Time,” March 22-24, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Indiana University - Bloomington English Graduate Students
contact email: 
iugradconference@gmail.com

Call for Proposals: “Occupied: Taking up Space and Time”

Trauma & Culture - collection of essays (Cambridge University Press)

full name / name of organization: 
Amanda Wicks, Louisiana State University
contact email: 
awicks4@lsu.edu

It has become apparent with the sixth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, and the tenth anniversary of 9/11, that major traumatic events continue to resonate in both the individual and social consciousn

7th Global Conference:Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction (July 2012, Oxford, United Kingdom)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Rob Fisher/ Inter-Disciplinary.Net
contact email: 
cyber7@inter-disciplinary.net

7th Global Conference
Visions of Humanity in Cyberculture, Cyberspace and Science Fiction

Sunday 15th July 2012 – Tuesday 17th July 2012
Mansfield College, Oxford

Call for Papers:

[UPDATE] CFP American Studies SW TX PCA/ACA Albuquerque Feb. 8-11, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Lisa Haven/SW TX Popular Culture/American Culture Association
contact email: 
havenl@ohio.edu

Call for Papers: American Studies Area
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference February 8 – 11, 2012
Albuquerque, NM
http://www.swtxpca.org

Representations of Europe and American in the Work of John Dos Passos

full name / name of organization: 
John Dos Passos Society
contact email: 
JDPSociety@gmail.com

The John Dos Passos Society seeks 20 minute presentations that address Dos Passos's representations of, relationships with, or conflicts surrounding Europe and America.

[UPDATE]

full name / name of organization: 
New Voices Graduate Conference, Georgia State University
contact email: 
newvoices11@gmail.com

Call for Papers
New Voices, a Graduate English Conference
Bodies of Influence: The Human Body in the Humanities and Sciences
Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
January 12-14, 2012

Shattering

full name / name of organization: 
Associated Graduate Students of English
contact email: 
agse201011@gmail.com

Shattering

“A Thought, Even a Possibility, Can Shatter and Transform”
~ Friedrich Nietzsche

"Language: It's Alive!" 12th Annual English Graduate Student Conference, January 20th, 2012]

full name / name of organization: 
UNC Charlotte, English Graduate Student Associate
contact email: 
EGSA@uncc.edu

UNC Charlotte’s 12th Annual English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) conference is looking for new work across the disciplines that explores the dynamic and situated qualities of language.

INDIGENOUS FILMS - SW/TX PCA (2/8-11/2012)

full name / name of organization: 
SWTX Popular/American Culture Association
contact email: 
adahan@mnstate.edu

33rd Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Associations
February 8-11, 2012
http://www.swtxpca.org
Proposal submission deadline: December 1, 2011

Conference hotel:

Emerson and Lincoln; ALA, May 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
leckel@suffolk.edu

In honor of the 150th anniversary of Emerson and Lincoln’s first meeting, the Emerson Society welcomes studies of the intellectual and political relationship between these two "representative men."

Emerson and African American Writers; ALA, May 24-27, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Ralph Waldo Emerson Society
contact email: 
leckel@suffolk.edu

In 1844, Emerson asserted, "if you have man, black or white is an insignificance." For a panel at the American Literature Association conference in San Francisco from May 24-27, 2012, The Emerson Soc

"Of Monsters and Miracles" March 1-March 3, 2011

full name / name of organization: 
The University of Western Ontario
contact email: 
uwo.grad.conference2012@gmail.com

Of Monsters and Miracles

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics [Update]

full name / name of organization: 
The Department of Comparative Literature Binghamton University
contact email: 
formoflife2012@gmail.com

Forms of Life: Literature, Politics, Aesthetics
The Department of Comparative Literature
Binghamton University
March 2nd-3rd 2012

Keynote Speaker:
K.L. Evans
Yeshiva College

MEMORY REMAINS. Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference, March 31 - April 1, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association
contact email: 
memoryremains2012@gmail.com

Northeastern University English Graduate Student Association Call for Papers

MEMORY REMAINS

March 31 - April 1, 2012

Toward a Democracy with Rights: 14th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group - March 15-17, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

Keynote Speaker: Rosemary Hennessy

University of Florida, March 15-17, 2012

[UPDATE] 4th Annual Graduate and Undergraduate Student Conference on Literature, Rhetoric and Composition - March 23-24

full name / name of organization: 
Sigma Tau Delta - Xi Alpha chapter and The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
contact email: 
xialpha.utc.conference@gmail.com

We are welcoming graduate and undergraduate student papers or full panel proposals that address any area of literature (British, American, world, colonial and post-colonial, medieval, modern, contempo

Art and Social Justice

full name / name of organization: 
Arts department at the Ben Gurion University of the Negev
contact email: 
artandjustice@bgu.ac.il

The Arts department at the Ben Gurion University of the Negev invites scholars from all disciplines to participate in a symposium on the topic of Art and Social Justice to be held on May 24, 2012.

Prima Facie and Second Nature: Prosopopeia and the Faces of Origin (ACLA 2012)

full name / name of organization: 
Organizers: Andrea Gadberry (UC Berkeley), Amanda Jo Goldstein (Cornell University, UW-Madison)
contact email: 
gadberry@berkeley.edu

Having narrowly escaped the clutches of a band of marauders, Montaigne attributes his good luck to his face: “If my face did not answer for me, if people did not read in my eyes and my voice the inn

[UPDATWE] Emergent Communities in Contemporary Experimental Writing May 4-5, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Hosted by the Poetry and Politics Research Cluster, University of California, Santa Cruz
contact email: 
Please email Andrea Quaid, aquaid@ucsc.edu or Juliana Leslie, julianaleslie@gmail.com if you have any questions.

This conference is organized around experimental writing and its many, varying communities including performance art collaborations, small press publishing and editorial projects, virtual and digital

Toward a Democracy with Rights: The 14th Annual Conference of the Marxist Reading Group, March 15-17

full name / name of organization: 
Marxist Reading Group, University of Florida
contact email: 
theufmrg@gmail.com

Submission Deadline: January 6, 2012

Keynote Speaker: Rosemary Hennessy

The Society for Textual Scholarship Conference, Austin, Texas, 31 May – 2 June 2012

full name / name of organization: 
Society for Textual Scholarship
contact email: 
STSTX2012@gmail.com

CALL FOR PAPERS

The Society for Textual Scholarship

International Interdisciplinary Conference

31 May – 2 June 2012

The University of Texas at Austin

[UPDATE] Theorizing the Fantastic in 20th Century Art

full name / name of organization: 
Alison L. Heney, ACLA Seminar 2012
contact email: 
alisonheney1@gmail.com

Theorizing the Fantastic in 20th Century Art

Seminar Organizer(s):
Alison Heney (SUNY Empire State College) ACLA Seminar

[UPDATE] - CFP – So What?: Exploring the Implications of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century (Proposals due 11/15)

full name / name of organization: 
NC State Association of English Graduate Students
contact email: 
aegs.conference@gmail.com

Call For Papers – “So What?: Exploring the Importance
of Humanities Studies in the 21st Century”

Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

full name / name of organization: 
University of Virginia Graduate English Students Association
contact email: 
gesaconference2012@gmail.com

Exploring I–Lands: Borders, Identity and Myth

The University of Virginia Department of English Graduate Conference

March 16-18, 2012

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